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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Bill Steinman
Contributing Editor

Firestone and Nozycowski: New law in Poland could open corporate expenses and contracts to public view

A draft anti-corruption law currently being discussed by the Polish government will have serious consequences for all businesses operating in Poland if it is passed in its current form. 

Among other things, the “Law on Transparency in Public Life” would require practically all public entities, including all businesses that are at least 20 percent state owned to record all of their  contracts worth over 2,000 PLN (approximately $600) in a register that in many cases will be fully available to public. 

It would also require them to publish details about business related credit card expenses. 

In other words, to take but one example, material details (including value and scope of work) of a contract between a U.S.… Continue Reading